Stacey Byford recently opened her own bankruptcy practice in the Southern District of New York and also became a certified tattoo artist with her own studio, Pretty In Ink, in New Paltz, NY. Prior to joining Drinker Biddle in 1996, Stacey clerked for a year for the Honorable Murray G. Simon in New Jersey Superior Court. While at the firm, Stacey worked in our Insurance Coverage Practice Group first as an Associate and then as Counsel before departing in 2010. During her tenure, she also served as a Barrister for the Essex County Inn of Court, teaching litigation and trial skills to newly admitted attorneys and also worked as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall Law School, where she taught Legal Research and Writing. Stacey earned a BA degree in Psychology and Foreign Languages from Arizona State University and a JD from Seton Hall Law School.